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by Captain Craig
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:55:36 pm
Forum: General VALIANT Discussion
Topic: Let’s quantify our views on the sale of Valiant
Replies: 30
Views: 2413

Re: Let’s quantify our views on the sale of Valiant

I'm sticking with the books. Warren and Fred are still running the publishing side and they know Dino's wishes.
Now, I'm fully aware it could be Acclaim 2.0 but until that time......
by Captain Craig
Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:24:11 pm
Forum: General VALIANT Discussion
Topic: Do you expect all April issues to arrive as Dinesh intended
Replies: 12
Views: 827

Re: Do you expect all April issues to arrive as Dinesh inten

..... Warren Simons and Fred Pierce being in place should keep the current plan running until someone higher up in DMG knocks them off their stellar track record. This. I suspect most if not all of 2018 to continue as planned, whatever that plan may be. It's 2019 and beyond we might start seeing ch...
by Captain Craig
Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:19:49 pm
Forum: General VALIANT Discussion
Topic: The DMG Buyout: A New Fan's Perspective
Replies: 10
Views: 791

Re: The DMG Buyout: A New Fan's Perspective

Ask yourself this: Would I have left when Stan Lee wasn't in charge? Would I have left when Julie Schwartz wasn't in charge? Some visionary is always leaving or being asked to leave at some point. Where is your investment, the characters and their future potential or just the potential of the charac...
by Captain Craig
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:33:18 am
Forum: General VALIANT Discussion
Topic: VALIANT SOLD
Replies: 248
Views: 13778

Re: VALIANT SOLD

Unfortunately you dont get forced resignation because the company is doing well . This vision wasnt making enough money. We all appreciate Dinesh and what VEI has done. We've all been a bit shell shocked. How often have many of us said something to the effect: Just publishing 9 books a month isn't ...
by Captain Craig
Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:25:35 pm
Forum: General VALIANT Discussion
Topic: Dmg boycott?
Replies: 17
Views: 1104

Re: Dmg boycott?

I'd wager it's an initial emotional reaction to the extent they intend such a boycott to be real. I'm firmly in the wait and see camp while being bummed about the recent news. I need to see some books quality under the new regime before making decisions and that will be some months away if not fully...
by Captain Craig
Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:14:07 pm
Forum: General VALIANT Discussion
Topic: VALIANT SOLD
Replies: 248
Views: 13778

Re: VALIANT SOLD

possumgrease wrote:So what should we call this era? I'm thinking DaMaGed Valiant...
That is funny!! Well done!
by Captain Craig
Mon Jan 29, 2018 2:16:44 pm
Forum: General VALIANT Discussion
Topic: VALIANT SOLD
Replies: 248
Views: 13778

Re: VALIANT SOLD

I'm happy that Dinesh and his investors will profit from their risky endeavor of bringing Valiant back to us.
I'm curious if they had to sell though and why? Couldn't they just have said thank but no thanks to Mintz and his offer?
by Captain Craig
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:58:25 pm
Forum: General VALIANT Discussion
Topic: VALIANT DECEMBER SALES
Replies: 5
Views: 541

Re: VALIANT DECEMBER SALES

Good numbers indeed.

Not shocked by the Faith Winter Special. She is not a solid lead and that one shot was a horrible.

Still waiting on Psi-Lords!
by Captain Craig
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:51:40 pm
Forum: General VALIANT Discussion
Topic: VALIANT SOLD
Replies: 248
Views: 13778

Re: VALIANT SOLD

Been reading up on Dan Mintz, the CEO and founder of DMG. It looks like his main focus for the past decade plus has been trying to tap into the Chinese market. Nothing wrong with that, there is a lot of money to be made there. From what I've read it seems like that is his ONLY focus. I'm feeling Va...
by Captain Craig
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:18:18 am
Forum: General VALIANT Discussion
Topic: VALIANT SOLD
Replies: 248
Views: 13778

Re: VALIANT SOLD

VALIANT SOLD - much better, well done. As Valiant fans, especially the OG ones, we've been through this before and it didn't end well. It's not like an EIC at Marvel or DC stepping down after decades of publishing. Every time Valiant starts to emerge, or in this case re-emerge, as a power it gets so...
by Captain Craig
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:55:13 am
Forum: General VALIANT Discussion
Topic: VALIANT SOLD
Replies: 248
Views: 13778

Re: what is this?

Worst thread title ever for such a big topic. It needs to be changed to reflect what the thread is about.

I hope this is not a repeat of Acclaim.
I hope since they are throwing cash around they outright purchase the Gold Key 3 and reincorporate them back into the VU.

Time to wait and see.
by Captain Craig
Fri Aug 11, 2017 1:20:33 pm
Forum: VALIANT Published Issue Discussions
Topic: Harbinger Renegade #6 Discussion
Replies: 40
Views: 4983

Re: Harbinger Renegade #6 Discussion

Good story. Poor placement in the series. Bad timing. Hurt momentum following Massacre.
Better served as a one shot.
by Captain Craig
Mon Jul 24, 2017 10:41:14 am
Forum: VALIANT Published Issue Discussions
Topic: Faith & The Future Force #1 Discussion
Replies: 22
Views: 2054

Re: Faith & The Future Force #1 Discussion

Did this come out last week?
by Captain Craig
Mon Jul 24, 2017 10:40:16 am
Forum: VALIANT Published Issue Discussions
Topic: Britainnia: WWAATD #4 Discussion
Replies: 24
Views: 3609

Re: Britainnia: WWAATD #4 Discussion

I enjoy the world of Britannia and what this second mini did to expand things with Achilla. The ending didn't offer any real surprises or twists but I'm not upset at that. I feel it'll read a bit stronger as a trade, even more so as a Deluxe containing all 8 issues. However, we are likely getting a ...
by Captain Craig
Fri Jul 21, 2017 2:23:24 pm
Forum: Magnus, Solar, and Turok (not in VALIANT)
Topic: The Sovereigns Unites Gold Key Heroes (again) at Dynamite!
Replies: 55
Views: 15426

Re: The Sovereigns Unites Gold Key Heroes (again) at Dynamit

Yes, I'm sorry I didn't spell out that part.
Only if VEI wholly acquires the properties. I figured this far down the chain that that mantra has been said enough times as to be understood when talking about VEI and getting the Gold Key characters back.
Sorry.
by Captain Craig
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:38:41 pm
Forum: VALIANT Published Issue Discussions
Topic: Eternal Warrior: Awakening #1 Discussion
Replies: 23
Views: 2946

Re: Eternal Warrior: Awakening #1 Discussion

VEI is really nailing it with a couple of traditional characters like EW and Ninjak. Love to see them start to guide Shadowman this way. I believe that's what Rapture is meant to do. However this newly announced Rae one shot feels like a stumble. As to the issue I'm just glad Gilad is back and I'm ...
by Captain Craig
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:34:34 pm
Forum: VALIANT Published Issue Discussions
Topic: Bloodshot's Day Off
Replies: 18
Views: 1877

Re: Bloodshot's Day Off

This was a delightful one shot. I liked getting the backstory on Tank and Viet Man. I'm holding out that somehow Cold Man will return to us. After all, continual resurrection was part of their initial schtick so I hold out hope.
by Captain Craig
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:32:44 pm
Forum: VALIANT Published Issue Discussions
Topic: Secret Weapons #2
Replies: 41
Views: 4987

Re: Secret Weapons #2

VEI better not be making me get interested in new Psiots just to kill them off in 2yrs for Harbinger Wars 3. I have a feeling these rejects are going to learn to use their powers and grow them beyond what they even knew they could do. Livewire was my draw into this book but I'm glad to say I'm curio...
by Captain Craig
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:30:48 pm
Forum: VALIANT Published Issue Discussions
Topic: Faith #12 Discussion
Replies: 1
Views: 548

Re: Faith #12 Discussion

The lack of responses on this thread weeks after release seems to confirm my thoughts.
Crappy ending to a mediocre book.
by Captain Craig
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:27:43 pm
Forum: Magnus, Solar, and Turok (not in VALIANT)
Topic: The Sovereigns Unites Gold Key Heroes (again) at Dynamite!
Replies: 55
Views: 15426

Re: The Sovereigns Unites Gold Key Heroes (again) at Dynamit

Looks like Valiant still won't be doing gold key characters. No need. Divinity and Myshka are both Solar and Erica level. Savage gets to kill dinosaurs. Rai slices up robots and teams up with others that may be sentient. What would we gain from Gold Key at this point? :hm: Rights to history of thos...
by Captain Craig
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:23:40 pm
Forum: General VALIANT Discussion
Topic: Valiant Is Building The Next Cross-Media Superhero Universe
Replies: 11
Views: 1030

Re: Valiant Is Building The Next Cross-Media Superhero Unive

Valiant has been building nicely on a few fronts. Interesting of Forbes to take notice, I feel that says something positive towards what's happening at VEI. That said I also feel some stagnation has set in. It's time to fully set in and start having 10+ books a month routinely and regularly on the s...
by Captain Craig
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:17:26 pm
Forum: General VALIANT Discussion
Topic: The Next Omnibus...
Replies: 22
Views: 1935

Re: The Next Omnibus...

Hope this actually happens. I had all but decided VEI quietly ended their Omni line much like the Masters. We never did get that Eternal Warrior vol.1 Masters after all and the Shadowman Deluxe vol.2 has been sitting out there for at/over a year now with no explanation I'm aware of as to why.
by Captain Craig
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:14:47 pm
Forum: General VALIANT Discussion
Topic: Secret Weapons #1 Sells Out
Replies: 31
Views: 1861

Re: Secret Weapons #1 Sells Out

I'm enjoying this way more than I thought I would.
Still unsure on what the end game is for these characters. I say that cause I feel let down about the choices made with Generation Zero.
by Captain Craig
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:12:02 pm
Forum: General VALIANT Discussion
Topic: Shadowman/Rae Sremmurd #1
Replies: 43
Views: 2163

Re: Shadowman/Rae Sremmurd #1

Glad to see I'm not alone in going WTF? Rae Sremmurd, never heard of you. Unlike the Aerosmith issue from OG Valiant at least Aerosmith was an established act with credibility that longevity(despite the issue itself). I expect Rae to drop off the musical relevancy scene in about 5 years or less. All...
by Captain Craig
Wed Dec 07, 2016 2:26:36 pm
Forum: General VALIANT Discussion
Topic: Generation Zero to End
Replies: 40
Views: 2533

Re: Generation Zero to End

Can't remember a single other code-name. That's pretty solid evidence that a) I have early onset Alzheimers, or b) these are not memorable super-heroes. The Incredible Hulk was cancelled after 6 issues...then given another chance a few years later. Hopefully Gen Zero gets the chance to show they ar...